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Education

  • Students check out new bookmobile

    Tell City students welcomed the new Perry County Library bookmobile to the schools recently.

    Pictured from the left are Autumn Kuster, Dakota Braunecker, Justin Walker, Kassidie Hayes, Jessie Howe and Justin Burden. “We love the new bookmobile,” Family and Community Outreach coordinator Wendi Rich said.

  • Perry Central set to crown homecoming royals Friday night

    LEOPOLD – The 2012 Perry Central football homecoming ceremony will be held at halftime of the varsity football game vs. Tell City Sept. 14. Game time is 7 p.m.
    The senior classmates selected their queen and king candidates. The entire high-school student body will vote on who will be crowned queen and king.

  • Head Starts accepting applications for students

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Head Start programs are accepting applications for preschool.
    Children ages 3 to 5 years old are eligible for the preschool program. Head Start is a federally funded preschool for children that meet the age and income guidelines.
    The program includes the following services: education, health, nutrition, social and emotional development and transportation.
    To obtain an application, contact North Perry Head Start in Leopold at 843-4800 or South Perry Head Start in Tell City at 547-8463.

  • William Tell Gold Heroes

    The Parent Advisory and Wellness Committee at William Tell Elementary School was honored with a Gold Heroes Award from Welborn Wellness Foundation for the 2011-12 school year.

    Sitting in front from the left are Gretchen Armstrong and Mary May. Standing are Jim Whalen, Brian Melton, Missy Arnold, Stacy Hosler, Principal Laura Noble and Family Outreach Coordinator Wendi Rich.

  • 1-2-3 Magic program coming to Perry Central Elementary

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary is implementing the 1-2-3 Magic Program school wide starting this school year.
    This proven effective discipline program was developed by Thomas Phelan, internationally renowned expert on child discipline. Perry Central social worker Rob Moskos, who has trained under Phelan, expects it “will make a real difference in classrooms and with families.”

  • GED testing at Perry Central beings Sept. 14

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire test and pre-registration is mandatory.
    Test sessions are available Sept. 10 and Sept. 14, Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency.
    The cost is $70 for the complete examination.

  • Stepping Stones Preschool receives grant from Target for art workshops

    TELL CITY – Stepping Stone Preschool recently announced that its “Stepping Into Arts Workshops” program was awarded a grant from the Target Corp.
    In recognition of the efforts of Stepping Stones Preschool and the Stepping Into Arts workshops program, this grant will help with events such as the Christmas program, Grandparents Day and graduation.

  • Residents Stuff the Bus for local schools

    Residents of Perry and surrounding counties were generous in their support of this year’s Stuff the Bus program July 20-21 that provided back-to-school supplies to local students.
    The two-day event gathered more than 4,700 items valued at approximately $3,750. Additional cash donations of more than $1,800 were also received.

  • Ohio Technical College Partners with Jasper Engines & Transmissions

    JASPER – Ohio Technical College, a provider of specialized technical training in a wide variety of transportation fields, recently announced it has formed a partnership with Jasper Engines and Transmissions to use its products in the school’s Automotive and Auto-Diesel programs.

  • Ragan graduates from Oakland City

    TROY – Saffron J. Ragan of Troy, formerly of Kendallville, has earned an associate’s degree in business administration from Oakland City University.
    Graduation ceremonies were held in May.